Blueboard Lift Up Contest Official Rules

Blueboard Lift Up Contest Official Rules


1. YOU MUST BE OVER 18 YEARS OF AGE TO ENTER THIS CONTEST. NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. 

2. SPONSOR: The sponsor of the Contest is Blueboard Inc. (“Sponsor”), located at 701 Minna Street, San Francisco, CA 94103.

3. PROMOTION PERIOD: The Contest begins at 12:00:01 am PST on 3/26/2020 and will end at 11:59:59 pm PST on 4/19/19. Only entries submitted between these times will be eligible for the contest.  

4. ELIGIBILITY: The Contest is open only to residents of the fifty (50) United States of America or the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry. Employees of Sponsor, its prize providers and licensors, and each of the foregoing entities' affiliates, authorized designees and other related entities, and any other individual or entity associated with the development, judging or administration of the Contest (collectively, the "Promotion Entities"), as well as members of such employees' immediate families (spouses, children, siblings, parents), and persons living in the same household as such persons, whether or not related, are not eligible to participate in the Contest.

5. HOW TO ENTER: During the entry period, the entrant must fill out the Lift Up Contest Nomination Form, including sender contact information, recipient contact information, and a meaningful recognition note, which serve as a contest submission. Blueboard will send the recognition note from the entrant to the recognized employee identified via branded Blueboard email ten (10) minutes after the submission is received. To be eligible to win, entrant must fill out all required prompted information fields. Which includes, but is not limited, to entrant’s full name, work email, and company (the “Sender”), as well as the recognized employee’s full name, work email, and company and the note of recognition to the recipient (the “Recipient”). Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entry that fails to comply with these official rules. No entries will be accepted by mail. If you find repeat errors in uploading your submission, please feel free to email your entry to Morgan@blueboard.com via email with the subject line “Blueboard Lift Up Nomination Contest Entry”.

Entries must be received before 11:59:59 pm PST on 4/19/2020 to be considered eligible. Sponsor is the official timekeeper for the Contest. All entry information and materials become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Except as otherwise contemplated in these Official Rules, and to the extent entrants may otherwise elect at the time of entry, personal information collected in connection with the Contest will be used in accordance with the online privacy policy available at https://www.blueboard.com/privacy

6. REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES; INDEMNIFICATION: Each person who enters the Contest represents and warrants as follows: (a) the Submission is the entrant's own original, previously unpublished, and previously unpublished work; (b) the Submission does not contain any harmful computer code and is not otherwise corrupted; (c) as of the date of submission, the Submission is not the subject of any actual or threatened litigation or claim; (d) the Submission does not and will not violate or infringe upon the intellectual property rights or other rights of any other person or entity; and (e) the Submission does not and will not violate any applicable laws, and is not and will not be defamatory or obscene. Each entrant hereby agrees to indemnify and hold the Contest Entities and Sponsor harmless from and against any and all third-party claims, actions or proceedings of any kind and from any and all damages, liabilities, costs and expenses relating to or arising out of any breach or alleged breach of any of the covenants, representations and warranties of entrant hereunder.

7. GRANT OF RIGHTS: By making a Submission in connection with the Contest, each entrant into the Contest hereby (a) irrevocably grants to Sponsor and its affiliates, and their respective successors and assigns, a non-exclusive, transferable, fully--paid, royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual, license, including the unlimited right to sublicense, to use, copy, edit, modify, alter, transcode, adapt, translate, publicly perform, publicly display, store, reproduce, transmit and distribute the Submission by means of any and all media and devices whether now known or hereafter devised, including, without limitation, on the Website; and (b) agrees to assign all right, title, and interest in and to their Submission to Sponsor if such Submission is selected as a winning Submission; and (c) agrees to execute all further documents respecting the Submission requested by Sponsor, including any further license or assignment, in order for Sponsor to use the Submission as contemplated by the Contest. Each entrant irrevocably waives any and all so-called moral rights they may have in the Submission. For clarity, Sponsor has the right (but not the obligation) to publish any Submission on the Blueboard.com Website or other owned Social Media Channels (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn).

8. PRIZES: (1) weekly prize package consisting of two (2) Blueboard “White Gold Awards” (Approximate Retail Value "ARV" = $300 per reward) will be available throughout the Promotion Window. 

  • Winners for Package 1 will be selected on Monday, 3/30 at 12:00pm PST and communicated to winners by 5:00pm PST on Tuesday, 4/1. New submissions received from Thursday, 3/26 through Sunday, 3/29 at 11:59pm PST will be eligible for Package 1 awards.
  • Winners for Package 2 will be selected on Monday, 4/6 at 12:00pm PST and communicated to winners by 5:00pm PST on Tuesday, 4/7. New submissions received from Monday 3/30 through Sunday, 4/5 at 11:59pm PST will be eligible for Package 2 awards.
  • Winners for Package 3 will be selected on Monday, 4/13 at 12:00pm PST and communicated to winners by 5:00pm PST on Tuesday, 4/14. New submissions received from Monday 4/6 through Sunday, 4/12 at 11:59pm PST will be eligible for Package 3 awards.
  • Winners for Package 4 will be selected on Monday, 4/20 at 12:00pm PST and communicated to winners by 5:00pm PST on Tuesday, 4/21. New submissions received from Monday 4/13 through Sunday, 4/19 at 11:59pm PST will be eligible for Package 4 awards.

Winners will consist of the Sender and the noted Recipient per the entry form. Prizes will be distributed electronically via the email addresses provided by the entrant in their submission form. If no response from the entrant is received within 48 hours of contact, the prize will be forfeited and a new winner will be selected to receive the reward prize. Prizes will be delivered only to an address in the United States. No cash alternative or substitution of prizes will be allowed, except Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to substitute prizes of comparable value, in whole or in part, for any reason. THE WINNER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR REPORTING AND PAYING ANY AND ALL INCOME, SALES OR EXCISE TAXES THAT MAY APPLY TO ACCEPTING THE PRIZES; SPONSOR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR AND WILL NOT PAY ANY SUCH TAXES.

9. ODDS: Many will enter, only four (4) weekly prize packages will be rewarded throughout the Promotion Window to a total of eight (8) unique recipients. Actual odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

10. WINNER SELECTION: The winners will be determined by judging by an expert panel conducted by the Sponsor from among all eligible entries received each day during the week of the Contest Promotion Window in San Francisco, California. Winners will be selected based on creativity, the general craft and authenticity of the message to the recognized employee, and compliance with official sweepstakes rules. The recognition note writer (the Sender), as well as the receiver of the note (the Recipient), will both be notified of their winnings via the emails collected in the submission form. All results of the selections are final and binding, subject to these Official Rules. Proof of age is required upon certification of the winner. In the event a winning entry is discovered to be invalid for any reason whatsoever or the person who submitted the winning entry fails to comply with these Official Rules prior to delivery of the prize, the prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner selected by the Sponsor judging committee. No more than the advertised number of prizes will be awarded. ​

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